He is a graduate of the New England Institute at Mt. Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts. Previously he was owner/manager of "Jay's Hometown Grill" in Windsor Center.
He lives in Windsor with his wife Christina, and three daughters, Juliana, Catherine, and Elizabeth. They are members of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Willimantic, Connecticut.
A part of the Windsor community for many years, he is a former member of the Poquonock Volunteer Fire Company, past member and board member of the Windsor Exchange Club, 2010-2012 President of Windsor's First Town Downtown, and planning committee member of the Windsor's 375th Anniversary Celebration.
Jay and his wife love to travel. They enjoy hiking, camping, and especially spending time with their children.